• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Colton Orr

Colton Orr has a single assist and 47 PIMs through 16 games with the Maple Leafs this season. (Photo by Graig Abel/NHLI via Getty Images)

Zoom Image

Colton Orr has a single assist and 47 PIMs through 16 games with the Maple Leafs this season. (Photo by Graig Abel/NHLI via Getty Images)

Status: Toronto Maple Leafs right wing.
 
Ht: 6-foot-3 Wt: 225 pounds
 
DOB: March 3, 1982 In: Winnipeg, Man.
 
Childhood Heroes/Inspirations: "Brendan Shanahan was one. Eric Lindros. Those are probably the guys I watched growing up. It was a pleasure to get to play with Shanahan in New York."
 
Nicknames:
"Bobby, Orrsey, Moose."
 
Hobbies/Leisure Activities: "I like golf. Draw. I like to draw animals – tigers, lions, stuff like that. A little hobby of mine."
 
Favorite Movies: "The Program. Gladiator.  All those medieval times movies are great. Braveheart."
 
Favorite TV Shows: "Simpsons and Family Guy."
 
Musical Tastes: "I'm all over the place, Top 40. (Some names?) Well, back in Winnipeg, The Harlots. R&B, rock and classic rock."
 
First Hockey Memory: "I didn't start until age 11. I remember always hitting guys because I couldn't stop so I'd either use the guys or the boards to turn around."

First Job: "I was a bricklayer, laborer (age 14-15)."
 
First Car: "1989 Cavalier Z24, blue."
 
Favorite Meal: "Pasta, mushrooms and chicken."
 
Favorite Breakfast: "Frosted Flakes is the favorite."
 
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: "Strawberry."
 
Pre-game Feeling: "Calm, just relaxed. Go into things that I'm going to do out there. Not too much. Just kind of keep it quiet. Keep to myself."
 
Greatest Sports Moment: "Playing in the NHL. Playing with some great players like Shanahan, (Brian) Leetch, (Jaromir) Jagr, so many. It's just been a dream come true since I've been here."

Related Links

Most Painful Moment: "(Laughs)...being eye-gouged."
 
Favorite Uniforms: "Any of the Original Six. I like the old ones that didn't change it up."
 
Closest Hockey Friends: "Brad Boyes."

Funniest Players Encountered: "Darius Kasparaitis is the funniest. He's a character that guy."
 
Toughest Competitors: "There's a lot. (Donald) Brashear – he's strong. And (Georges) Laraque. Some of those guys."
 
Embarrassing Hockey Moment: "Going to the wrong penalty box. It was in junior. I got traded from a team – I was playing for Regina. We went back to Kamloops, the team I used to play for. After a penalty I went to their box – Kamloops' box – where I used to play."
 
Favorite Vacation Spot: "Hawaii."
 
Personality Qualities Most Admired: "Honesty."

Click HERE to read more "Getting To Know" features.

Mark Malinowski's first book "Heavyweight Armageddon: The Lewis-Tyson Championship Battle" is available at amazon.com. For more features from the world of sports, check out thebiofile.com.

More Stories

Julien BriseBois

Status:  Assistant GM for Tampa Bay Lightning and GM for AHL's Syracuse Crunch....

Eric Fehr

Status: Washington Capitals right winger Ht: 6-foot-4  Wt: 212 pounds...

Raphael Diaz

Status: Montreal Canadiens defenseman. Ht: 5-foot-11  Wt: 197 pounds...

Marc Denis

Status : NHL goaltender from 1996 to 2009 for Colorado, Tampa, Columbus, Montreal.  ...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Who will win the 2014-15 Calder Trophy?






















Contests

Our Partners